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7/8/2020

Mayors in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas are scouting out hotels that might provide relief to hospitals stressed by coronavirus cases. "People that are recovering in hospital beds, where people that are coming down with worse symptoms, there ought to be some sort of accommodation if we have space already," McAllen Mayor Jim Darling said.

7/8/2020

Lesa Kauffman, co-owner of Le'Chelle Hair Studio in Waynesboro, Pa., says the layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic has been hard, but clients are "thrilled" to be returning. "It's been wonderful to be able to open up again; it's very rewarding," she said.

7/8/2020

Acqualina Spa by ESPA at the Acqualina Resort & Residences in Sunny Isles, Fla., has reopened following its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. Cleaning procedures have been updated and the facility is practicing social distancing.

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7/8/2020

Construction of the Aqua Spa Float Center & Wellness Boutique in Oswego, N.Y., is nearing completion with an opening planned for this fall. "We couldn't be more thrilled to see the sanctuary in its home stretch," owner Gary McGuire said.

7/8/2020

Aeon Nail Spa in Killeen, Texas, has created "For the Cure" manicure and pedicure services to support the nonprofit Pink Warrior Angels of Texas, a group that helps cancer patients.

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7/8/2020

Refinery29's Jacqueline Kilikita chronicles her experience receiving her first post-pandemic hair treatments. "It's fair to say the new hairdressing experience looks a lot different to the one we once knew, but I was overdue a trim weeks before lockdown hit, so I jumped at the chance to book in to my nearest salon, Buller & Rice in Walthamstow, founded by hairdresser Stephen Buller and colourist Anita Rice," she writes.

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7/8/2020

To improve your credit score and chances of securing a loan, it's important to get organized with your small-business finances, writes Gerri Detweiler. Put an easy filing system in place, avoid mixing personal and business expenses, have a plan for annual bills and charges and automate as many steps as possible, Detweiler recommends.

7/8/2020

The new Ventozelo in Portugal features a winery and historic farm structure. The 29-key property invites guests to experience walking trails and wine tastings.

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7/8/2020

Riverwalk Place is a 50-floor tower going up in Tampa, Fla., and new renderings from the developer provide a glimpse of future amenities.

7/8/2020

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Dwarka has opened its doors as the first Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham hotel in all of India. Wyndham plans to grow its footprint in India by dozens of properties this year.

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